The honor is awarded annually “to a young lawyer who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession and his/her community.”
Brown has been promoted to vice president, Regulatory Counsel & International Affairs, at the Consumer Specialty Products Association based in Washington, D.C.
The Honorable Desiree Charbonnet, J.D. 94 recently announced her candidacy for mayor of the City of New Orleans. Charbonnet served as chief judge in New Orleans Municipal and Traffic Court until April 2017. Most recently, Judge Charbonnet was a leading force behind Stand with Dignity’s Warrant Clinic, which allowed people with warrants for traffic and municipal court or outstanding fines and fees to clear their records without fear of arrest.
The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center presented 2017 Public Service Awards to students, alumni, staff, and faculty. Each year, the center presents awards to those who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and serving the needs of the disadvantaged.
The LSBA Century Award is presented to extraordinary attorneys who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the ideals of their profession by providing over 100 hours of volunteer pro bono services during the past calendar year.
'The FOX News Specialists' has Williams, Bolling, and Timpf discussing the news of the day with two guest experts.
Prieto has served in leadership roles at the GTLA for the last five years, most recently as their executive vice president.
Simms Taplin fills the vacancy on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court created by the election of Judge Paula Brown to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.
Hon. John J. Molaison Jr. ’83 (general studies), J.D. ’86, was appointed a member of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. The Judiciary Commission is a nine-member constitutional body that is empowered to review allegations of judicial misconduct and to recommend to the Supreme Court that a judge be sanctioned when misconduct is proved by clear and convincing evidence. Judge Molaison has served as a judge in the 24th Judicial District since 2007; before that, he held several positions in the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office.
NOLA100 is a collaborative effort among local entrepreneurs and organizations, led by Entrepreneurs' Organization Louisiana Chapter.